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backbend

[′bak‚bend]
(building construction)
At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.

backbend

1. Same as backband
2. At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.
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In backbend we willingly make ourselves vulnerable, transcending our animal nature, opening up to see what will fly freely.
Stretch arms straight up, hands shoulder distance apart, lengthen evenly through torso (you can backbend a little here, although not if you have back problems).
STEP-BY-STEP CRITICISM SIMONE takes issue with a number of things in Helen's video: "Helen does a backbend with the head in the warm-up.
They're far enough away that they don't interfere with the open umbrella of pure sky that sails overhead, an airiness so limitless in its arc that it's as though the earth is looking up at an acrobat who has performed a perfect backbend.
Communities with double digit unemployment are more likely to accomplish the proverbial backbend to smooth the path for new business.
6 client or Domino-attached browser along with some Web-server extensions that enable real-time access of content stored in the backbend Digital Library or VisualInfo repository.
I was never one of those girls who could do a backbend.
London, May 30 (ANI): A London-based contortionist has created a new endurance world record by holding her entire bodyweight on her mouth in an arduous backbend.
Finally, again push your hands and also your feet into the floor bringing your body into a backbend, lifting from the floor up.
In the show's most powerful moment, a haunting pas de deux between the two, Veintimilla brought out the choreography's subtleties, evoking the music's melancholy with every slow backbend and flip of her skirt.
Therapeutic postures such as crocodile (makarasana), thunderbolt (vajrasana), and a simple supported backbend are particularly nourishing and restorative when held for several minutes.